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Citizen Nighthawk BJ7017-50ET review

    Watch History Date acquired: Nov 26 2005 Production date: Aug 2005 Source: Capital Mall, eBay Price paid: USD147 (w/o shipping) Status: In production   Background Having a plethora Seiko watches by late 2005, I thought of trying out a Citizen watch for a change. The Citizen Nighthawk had garnered a cult following in […]



Seiko SNKF05K “BFS” Automatic review

    Watch History   Date acquired: August 28 2007 Production date: June 2007 Source: Mee Sing Watch Store, Pertama Complex Kuala Lumpur Price paid: MYR400 (USD121) Status: In production   Background Sometimes I hate Seiko. I really do. Especially when the company releases an affordable model that makes me want to buy one immediately […]



Seiko Prospex SBDC001 Scuba 200m review

Watch History Date acquired: Apr 21 2007 Production date: Mar 2007 Source: Higuchi Inc, Japan Price paid: JPY47,000 (USD429) Status: In production Background When stock photos of the SBDC-series divers first appeared on the Internet in early 2007, it created huge ripples in the watch forum communities. It caused widespread excitement and speculation among the […]



Seiko SNA141P military chronograph review

  Watch History   Date acquired: May 18th 2005 Production Date: July 2004 Source: Pokemonyu, eBay  Price paid: USD147 Status: Possibly discontinued Background This nice looking watch actually fulfilled two of my personal watch collecting criteria. Firstly, I was looking for a military look Seiko and secondly, I decided to have a representative from the […]



Alba AL-4005X "Manta Ray" Diver’s 200m review

Alba boldly introduced its 7s26 diver’s models into its “Alba Active" lineup, expanding its sports watch category. I’m not sure if the AL-series are Alba’s first divers but they certainly are the first ones that borrowed the 7s26 movement from Seiko.



Seiko Sky Professional SBDR005 review

  Watch History Date acquired: Oct 16th 2003 Production Date: Oct 2001 Source: Emotus Time Culture, Suria KLCC Price paid: MYR1,400 (USD418) Status: Discontinued   Background The Sky Professional is a sub-range of the Seiko Prospex line of watches that are meant for the Japan Domestic Market (JDM). As the name suggests, the Sky Pro […]



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